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Networking — April 2017

Local law firm adds shareholders  Smart, Connell, Childers and Verhulp has changed its name to Smart Law Offices, paying homage to founding partner Darrell K. Smart. Marcus Henry, a Pasco native, has been promoted to shareholder. He works exclusively in workers’ compensation at the firm’s Kennewick office. Mariah Wagar, a Kennewick native, has joined the firm […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2017

Chervenell awarded bid for Kennewick elementary  Chervenell Construction Co. of Kennewick was awarded the general construction contract for Kennewick School District’s elementary #16, located in the Clearwater Creek development in Richland. Chervenell, currently building the new Westgate Elementary on Fourth Avenue in Kennewick, provided a low bid of $20 million. Elementary #16 will open to students […]

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Business Updates — April 2017

NEW BUSINESSES 509 Farmhouse has opened at 217 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick. The store sells vintage, handmade, antique and new home décor items. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Contact: 509-539-9789, 509farmhouse.com, Facebook. Bombing Range Kennels has opened at 495 Bombing Range Road, […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2017

Job fair planned for teachers at Tri-Tech Those interested in teaching career and technical education, or CTE, courses can learn more at a job fair at Tri-Tech Skills Center on March 22. The job fair will be from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tri-Tech, 5929 W. Metaline Ave., in Kennewick. The CTE-focused program is looking for […]

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Networking

Networking — March 2017

PNNL, WSU researcher wins national award Yong Wang, Washington State University professor and alumnus, has won the American Chemical Society’s annual Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division fellow award. Wang, best known for his research in catalysis and reaction engineering for energy and renewable fuels and chemicals, holds a joint appointment with the U.S. Department of Energy’s […]

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Business Updates — March 2017

NEW BUSINESSES A to Z Rentals has opened at 2901 W. Second Ave., Kennewick. The store rents large and small equipment and party supplies. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Contact: 509-579-0300, rentatoz.com, Facebook. Badder Ink has opened at 7520 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick. The […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — February 2017

ASQ March meeting to tour Manufacturing Services Inc. The March 14 meeting of the American Society for Quality Columbia Basin Section 0614 will be a site visit and tour at Manufacturing Services Inc., 1023 N. Kellogg St. in Kennewick. Check-in begins at 5:45 p.m., followed by the tour at 6 p.m., which will last about an […]

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Networking

Networking — February 2017

Hildenbrand, Palm join Numerica Credit Union Numerica Credit Union has added two staff members to its Richland operations. Deanna Hildenbrand has joined as assistant vice president for marketing and communications. She has more than 21 years of experience, specializing in brand strategy as well as management in marketing and corporate communications. She serves on the […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — January 2017

Richland Albertsons store to close in February The Albertsons store on Lee Boulevard in Richland will close by Feb. 25, citing financial difficulties. “We have been unable to reposition the store to better compete in the market place, and following an extensive review, we have made the difficult decision to close the store. Closing stores that […]

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Networking

Networking — January 2017

Bullock, Virden named AAAS fellows  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Morris Bullock and Jud Virden have been elected to the rank of fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the society’s highest honor. Bullock is a laboratory fellow and director of the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis, a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center led by […]

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